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Determinants of child and forced marriage in Morocco: stakeholder perspectives on health, policies and human rights

Author: Alexia Sabbe Organisation: International Centre for Reproductive Health Year: 2013

Despite the introduction of a Family Code granting women groundbreaking rights in Morocco, child and forced marriage persists.

The article finds four underlying determinants of child and forced marriage:

  • Legal and social divergence in conceptualising child and forced marriage
  • Limited impact of legislation
  • Lack of education
  • Economic deprivation

TAGS: Research article Morocco Middle East and North Africa Human rights and justice